Humana Lead Quality Engineer - Medicaid (Remote, Work at Home Optional) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Lead Quality Engineer carries out procedures to ensure that all information systems products and services meet organization standards and end-user requirements. The Lead Quality Engineer works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.
The Lead Quality Engineer performs and leads tests of software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects. May create test data for applications. Documents and works to resolve all complex problems. Reports progress on problem resolution to management. Devises improvements to current procedures and develops models of possible future configurations. Acts as information resource about assigned areas to technical writers. Performs complex work flow analysis and recommends quality improvements. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.
To support our move to Scaled agile, we need a dedicated Lead to drive end to end testing strategy. As Medicaid ramps up with new implementation and changes to existing states, a single Lead is required to ensure all testing is completed while establishing a future testing growth strategy. This person will need to have oversight of cross functional domain work and ensure cross functional dependencies are accounted for and tested. In addition, this person will be responsible for driving Q-test adoption and testing standardization while driving the team toward end to end testing automation. This role will have oversight and accountability for all testing for each release through matrix or direct reporting relationship with each areas test lead.
This role should have an advanced grasp of the full gamut of the software engineering lifecycle: requirement gathering, design proposals, implementation, testing and maintenance for the enhancement of both existing and new products & tools. Will provide leadership to others as well as hands-on design, setup and mentoring to the team in quality planning, automation, frameworks and tools. Have a good holistic view of the project and architecture. Works under general direction. A wide degree of creativity and resourcefulness is expected.
Develop plans of action for testing new technology products. This includes identifying areas that need to be tested and designing test strategies that target those areas.
Work closely with implementation teams, emphasizing to them the importance of responsible, quality testing practices.
Monitoring the continued quality of technology products and finding ways to increase the quality of those products.
Proficient in quality automation, tools, frameworks and practices to be able to lead and hands-on mentor team members, often across multiple teams of a project.
Set strategy, priorities and direction for testing activities of product(s).
Organize the approach and plan to identify application performance issues.
Continually seek opportunities to improve, optimize and simplify existing testing processes and methodologies, using automation when possible.
Work with teams to ensure adequate feature and cross-feature integration and end to end testing is carried out to ensure appropriate test coverage.
Define product line level testing needs, approach and strategy, in alignment with Product and Management goals.
Develop and maintain test matrices for key product testing levels. Matrices should map to test plans, test cases and product requirements.
Take part in test case reviews where appropriate.
Carry out all responsibilities in accordance to plan with key stakeholders.
8 or more years of technical experience
2 or more years of project leadership experience
Performs and leads tests of software to ensure proper operation and freedom from defects.
Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
- Masters Degree
Scheduled Weekly Hours